B.Sc. Information Systems

Programme Abstract

The field of Information Systems deals with the "nervous system" of companies and other organizations in industry and public administration - it is the design and management of information systems using modern information technologies.

Bamberg's bachelor's programme in Information Systems, as laid out by Germany's first faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences (WIAI), offers you an education with a focus on internationality and practical expertise.

As an Information Systems graduate, you analyse and design companies' information processes. You are the link between individual departments and the IT division. You devise flexible and effective IT-based business processes and, in doing so, help your company to maintain an advantageous position in the arena of global competition.

The most important prerequisite for studying Information Systems is a keen interest in matters of information processing and business issues. Furthermore, you should process an aptitude for abstraction and conceptual work. You should enjoy working with people, be a team player and show personal initiative, as your professional life will to a large degree be characterised by productive involvement in interdisciplinary teamwork. Sound knowledge of German, English and mathematics are also a must!

The Degree Programme at a glance

Short Profile of the Degree Programme
Final ExaminationBachelor's Examination (accompanying the programme)
TitleBachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Standard Programme Duration6 semesters
Programme StartPossible in both winter and summer semesters
Type of StudiesFull-time and part-time studies possible

Interactive Informations Systems

Current discussions and news concerning the degree programme can be found in the corresponding Virtual Campus course:

VC-course Information Systems (B.Sc. / M.Sc.)

This course can be accessed without a password.


Accreditation and system accreditation

The system accreditation of the University of Bamberg has been successfully completed in June 2019, when the ACQUIN Accreditation Commission determined that all requirements have been met. Since then, the University of Bamberg has been responsible for the quality management of the study programmes.

The Bachelor programme Information Systems was last accredited in 2013. For the students, this means that the study programme with its structures and contents fulfils the required quality criteria of the Accreditation Council. Currently, all study programmes of the Faculty WIAI are in the process of (re-)accreditation.

Further information on all accreditation processes can be found in QM ServiceNet